The Journal Newsen-usSun, 1 May 2016 11:36:29 EDTSun, 1 May 2016 11:36:29 EDT author writes of northern life has NU roots By Fritz Busch Staff Writer NEW ULM - An award-winning Minnesota author with local roots read excerpts from her book "Water and What we Know: Following the Roots of the Northern Life" at the New Ulm Public Library Saturday.Sun, 1 May 2016 00:00:00 EDTMVL Prom Roux is escorted by Will Rauh during the grand march at the Minnesota Valley Lutheran Prom Saturday at the New Ulm Event Center. The theme of the prom was "Night Changes." For more photos of this event go to, 1 May 2016 00:00:00 EDTOfficials weigh in on new buffer law seeks public input through May 4 By Fritz Busch Staff Writer ST. PAUL - The Minnesota Board of Water and Soil Resources (BWSR) charged with overseeing program implementation of the new buffer law seeks public comment until 4:30 p.m.Sun, 1 May 2016 00:00:00 EDTVolunteer work continues photo by Fritz Busch Volunteers from left, Shaun Luker, Ann Lewis, Dave Weldy and the Rev. Hank Campbell, all of New Ulm, assemble new playground equipment at Hermann Heights Park Saturday.Sun, 1 May 2016 00:00:00 EDTFulbright Scholar to address (resistance to) reconciliation Kremena Spengler Staff Writer NEW ULM - There is no view from nowhere. There is no history that is not interpreted, no "lens-less" history.Sun, 1 May 2016 00:00:00 EDT